The EternalBlue hacking exploit, already used in the infamous WannaCry and NotPetya attacks, has now surfaced in the NSA's own backyard, says The New York Times.
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Watch the companion video podcast to this report to learn more about the significance and the attack vectors of data manipulation. https://www.csiac.org/podcast/data-manipulation Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability In terms of cybersecurity, the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, also known as the CIA Triad, is a benchmark model for the
Introduction Malvertising is a malicious form of online advertisement used to inject malware into legitimate online advertising networks and webpages. Advertisements are produced with significant effort to attract users and sell or advertise a product, which makes for a prime platform for spreading malware. Malvertising can exist even on the most popular
Cybersecurity Data Gap Network and host-based sensors collect data that are foundational for current-day cybersecurity technologies such as intrusion detection and prevention systems. However, for cybersecurity incidents, these data only tell a part of the story. Lacking are the data from the inside view (or attacker perspective), including specific
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. blamed a variant of the 2017 WannaCry ransomware for the unprecedented shutdown of several plants, as it ramps up chipmaking for Apple Inc.'s next iPhones.
Several cybersecurity firms are reporting of new cryptocurrency mining viruses that are being spread using EternalBlue - the same NSA exploit that was leaked by the hacking group Shadow Brokers and responsible for the devastating widespread ransomware threat WannaCry.
Overview: The demand for cybersecurity professionals has grown more than three and half times faster than the demand for other computer-related jobs over the past five years. Twelve times faster than the demand for all other non-computer related jobs, according to Burning Glass Technologies. According to Forbes, by 2022, cybersecurity jobs are expected to
If one is looking for evidence that the Defense Department has gone some distance toward better managing and defending its famously decentralized collection of thousands of disparate IT networks, the aftermath of this past spring’s WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks is a good place to start. Although they did severe damage to hundreds of thousands of
Marcus Hutchins, the researcher, was widely praised for identifying a way to disable the WannaCry malicious software, or malware, attack that seized hundreds of thousands of computers this year. Researchers credited Mr. Hutchins’s discovery of a so-called kill switch in the malware for stopping its spread and preventing the attack from infecting millions
A leaked NSA exploit which helped the WannaCry ransomware outbreak become so prolific is now being used to distribute Trojan malware.